Employment Opportunities

GWAAR Job Opportunities

Communications Coordinator

The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR) is looking for a half-time (50% FTE), Communications Coordinator. This position is responsible for assisting the agency with its internal and external communications, creating and managing marketing, educational and outreach materials. This position can be located anywhere in Wisconsin.

A bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or a closely related field is required. Candidates must also have proficiency in desktop publishing and website management. They must also be well-organized, demonstrate initiative, and be able to communicate accurately and effectively. Read the full job description: Communications Coordinator Job Description

Send cover letter, resume, and samples (1 writing and 1 design/layout) to:

john.schnabl@gwaar.org

GWAAR is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. GWAAR provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

 

Public Interest Elder Law Attorney

Due to recent growth, the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR) is hiring an additional full-time attorney.  The attorney will assist in the supervision of elder benefit specialists in an approximately 15-county region within the state, and provide monthly training and legal assistance on state and federal public benefit programs.  This position will also provide direct legal representation to older adults.

This position requires a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school and admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin.  We are seeking candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to working with clients aged 60 and older, people with disabilities, and/or individuals with low-income.  Knowledge of state and federal benefit programs and health insurance options is strongly preferred.  The ideal candidate will have direct client experience in estate planning, consumer law, or general civil matters.  It is preferred that the person live in the Madison area; however, we may consider a remote work situation within the state.  Occasional overnight statewide travel is required.  Read the full job description: Public Interest Elder Law Attorney Job Description.

Resumes sent without a cover letter will not be considered.

Starting salary is $50,000 to $60,000 plus generous paid time off, holiday pay, life insurance, health insurance, dental insurance, short and long-term disability, flex spending accounts, etc. 

The positions will remain open until filled.  Send cover letter and resume to the following:

Attorney Kate Schilling, Legal Services Manager

Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources

1414 MacArthur Road, Suite A

Madison, WI  53714

Email: Kate.schilling@gwaar.org

GWAAR is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. GWAAR provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

 

Senior Medicare Patrol Education & Outreach Coordinator

The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources Inc. (GWAAR) currently has a part-time Education & Outreach Coordinator position available within its Senior Medicare Patrol program. This position will work remotely from a home office, located ideally in the northern part of Wisconsin.

The Education & Outreach Coordinator is an essential team member within the Senior Medicare Patrol program, a federally funded grant. The goal of the Senior Medicare Patrol is to raise awareness and identify Medicare fraud, errors, and abuse. The program focuses on educating and empowering Medicare beneficiaries to be good healthcare consumers and to recognize potential misuses of Medicare.

The Education & Outreach Coordinator Outreach Coordinator is responsible for performing outreach to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers, and family members, especially for those living in rural, northern parts of the state. The coordinator is also responsible for representing the organization at conferences, being an exhibitor at public events, giving presentations, updating the program website, and working to develop and strengthen partnerships with local agencies and professional associations.

A bachelor’s degree and prior experience performing outreach are required. This position requires daily interaction with other professionals as well as Medicare beneficiaries; therefore, superior written and oral communication skills are necessary. Familiarity with Medicare, Social Security, and/or other benefit programs is highly desirable. Access to a reliable vehicle, a valid driver’s license, car insurance, and the ability to occasionally travel overnight throughout the state are required.

Read the complete job description: Senior Medicare Patrol Education & Outreach Coordinator Job Description. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to the email address below. Resumes sent without a cover letter will not be accepted. 

GWAAR offers certain benefits, such as pro-rated paid time off and holiday pay, to part-time employees.

Ingrid Kundinger
SMP Project Manager
GWAAR Elder Law & Advocacy Center
1414 MacArthur Rd., Suite A
Madison, WI  53714

GWAAR is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. GWAAR provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.